Regional Aspirations of Iran: Sat. 18 Feb.
Presented once again for your perusal, the latest regional tension courtesy of Iran. In this post:
Iranian volunteers register to become suicide bombers against the West in the event of military action against Terhan's nuclear facilities.
Iran demands withdrawal of British troops from the area around Basra, Iraq.
Chirac maintains position on Iran's nuclear program.
"With more than 1,000 trained martyrdom-seekers, we are ready to attack the American and British sensitive points if they attack Iran's nuclear facilities," Mohammad Ali Samadi, spokesman for Martyrdom Seekers said.
Bombers Warn U.S. Against Iran Attacks
TEHRAN, Iran -- An Iranian group that claims its members are dedicated to becoming suicide bombers warned the United States and Britain on Saturday that they will strike coalition military bases in Iraq if Tehran's nuclear facilities are attacked.
Iran group stages new suicide bomber recruitment drive
TEHRAN (AFP) -- A small hardline Iranian group launched a fresh suicide bomber recruitment drive, hoping to lure volunteers ready to die in the fight against Israel, Salman Rushdie or foreign invaders.
Iran Demands British Troops Leave Basra
BEIRUT, Feb. 17 (AP) -- Iran's foreign minister demanded the immediate withdrawal of British forces in Basra, saying that they had destabilized the southern Iraqi city near the Iranian border.
Chirac: France's Stance on Iran Unchanged
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) -- French President Jacques Chirac said Saturday only the U.N. nuclear watchdog could draw conclusions about the goal of Iran's nuclear program, steering clear of his foreign minister's recent declaration that it is a clandestine weapons project.
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